Circle Sri Lanka Overview

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      USD $1,655
      CAD $1,675
      AUD $1,740
      EUR €1,260
      GBP £1,045
      NZD $2,060
      ZAR R15,830
      CHF FR1,555
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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Embark on a unique, fun, culture-rich tour of Sri Lanka

A jewel in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is jam-packed with ancient sites, fascinating culture, beautiful wilderness and idyllic beaches. From ancient Anuradhapura city and the well-preserved Polonnaruwa ruins, to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and the impressive Sigiriya rock fortress, Sri Lankan culture spans more than 2,000 years and still remains vibrant and alive today. Trek through lush tea plantations, indulge in seafood feasts in quaint fishing villages and dip your toes in the calm, clear waters of Mirissa beach on this all-encompassing adventure for those seeking a unique travel experience.

  • Bliss out beachside in Mirissa
  • Learn the secrets of Sri Lankan cuisine in Bandarawela
  • Shop up a storm in Colombo
  • Walk the ramparts of Galle
  • Visit the sacred Bo Tree in Anuradhapura
  • Feast on fresh seafood on Negombo beach
  • Work up a sweat trekking to Sigiriya rock
  • Cycle through the ancient Polonnaruwa ruins

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Negombo, Sri Lanka
  • Finish:

    Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Guesthouse (9 nts), Hotel (5 nts)
  • Transport:

    Auto rickshaw, Bicycle, Bus, Private Bus, Train
  • Included activities:

    Anuradhapura - Ancient city cycling tour, Bandarawela - Cooking demonstration & local meal, Colombo - Walking tour, Dambulla - Cave temples, Galle - Walking tour, Haputale - Tea factory tour, Kandy - Cultural dance performance, Kandy - Spice & Herb Garden visit, Kandy - Temple of the Tooth, Polonnaruwa - Cycling tour, Sigiriya - Rock Fortress, Tea Plantations, Hill Country & Local Villages trek, Uda Walawe National Park - Elephant Orphanage visit

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    343kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. A single supplement is available on this trip. See under the Single Traveller section of your Trip Notes for more information.

  • Total price from

    USD $1,655
    CAD $1,675
    AUD $1,740
    EUR €1,260
    GBP £1,045
    NZD $2,060
    ZAR R15,830
    CHF FR1,555
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  • Per day from:

    USD $110
    CAD $111
    AUD $116
    EUR €84
    GBP £69
    NZD $137
    ZAR R1,055
    CHF FR103
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Day 1 Negombo

Get into the spirit of seaside Sri Lanka in Negombo - a historical commercial centre surrounded by a fascinating network of canals teeming with rural life.

Days 2-3 Anuradhapura

Sri Lanka's most extensive and important ancient city, Anuradhapura was ruled by Sinhalese kings when it rose to its glittering greatness over 2,200 years ago.

Day 4 Polonnaruwa

Polonnaruwa was the ancient capital of the Indian Chola Dynasty and its 1000-year-old remains feature beautiful palaces, temples, stupas and massive stone Buddhas.

Day 5 Dambulla Caves/Sigiriya

Dambulla's most famous attraction is a beautifully preserved complex of cave temples, which contain paintings and ancient Buddha statues, some carved from the solid rock. Built as a royal citadel on top of a 200m high rock mass, Sigiriya is an impressive fortress with some fantastic views, glorious water gardens and 5th-century frescoes.

Days 6-7 Kandy

Sri Lanka's culture capital, Kandy is a pleasant city surrounded by lush green countryside - it's home to a picturesque lake, old shops, a bustling market and some great restaurants.

Days 8-10 Bandarawela/Haputale

Another hill town once popular with British plantation managers, Bandarawela sits amidst picturesque vegetable gardens in the cool, green highlands. Set in Sri Lanka's lush central highlands, Haputale is surrounded by picturesque tea plantations, misty cloud forests and epic views.

Days 11-12 Mirissa

The beautiful beach town of Mirissa is set on a long curve of sand with lovely calm clear waters for swimming and stunning sunsets.

Day 13 Galle

Used by the Portuguese, the Dutch and the British during its colourful history, the port town of Galle features an impressive Dutch fort with extensive walls containing many interesting buildings.

Days 14-15 Colombo

Sri Lanka's commercial heart, Colombo is a cosmopolitan mix of vibrant street markets, colonial buildings, interesting museums, fine restaurants and great shopping opportunities.
    • 15
    • HPSH
    • 4.95 out of 5
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,655
      CAD $1,675
      AUD $1,740
      EUR €1,260
      GBP £1,045
      NZD $2,060
      ZAR R15,830
      CHF FR1,555
      *
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